registered nurse pediatric icu resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Arizona State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over five years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Pediatric Intensive Care units (three years as a Certified Nursing Assistant and two years as a Registered Nurse). Focused on continuously advancing expertise in PICU while driving innovation. Passionate about and dedicated to caring for critical pediatric patients to help them achieve the best outcome possible.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Ventilator care
  • Patient relations
  • Critical care
10/2018 to Current Registered Nurse, Pediatric ICU Hca | Athens, TN,
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
07/2015 to 06/2018 Certified Nursing Assistant PICU Banner University Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Obtained and documented vital signs, collected lab specimens, ambulated patients, addressed concerns, performed EKGs and drew blood, all under supervision of Registered Nurse.
  • Played games with patients to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
08/2012 to 07/2015 Certified Nursing Assistant Adult Med Surg Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Observed patient conditions compassionately, listened attentively and reported abnormal changes to supervisor verbally and in writing while also following up with patient.
  • Performed basic treatments such as passive range of motion, simple dressing changes, skincare, thermal applications, non-sterile soaks, perineal care and glucose testing.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels to evaluate electrolyte imbalances.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to High School Diploma | Cienega High School, Vail, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 05/2011 to to Certified Nursing Assistant | Pima Joint Technical Education District, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Family Studies And Human Development University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
  • Minor in Health Thematics
Expected in 08/2018 to to Master of Science | Masters Entry Into The Profession of Nursing University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2021
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2021
  • Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2021

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School Attended

  • Cienega High School
  • Pima Joint Technical Education District
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arizona College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pediatric ICU
  • Certified Nursing Assistant PICU
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Adult Med Surg


  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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